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Overview of The Annual Report of The Office of The Privacy Commissioner of Canada
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South Africa: Competition Law Bulletin
With implications that are very important for a controlling company, in the recently decided Delatoy case, the Competition Tribunal found that several independent private companies described as the 'Delatoy Group' constitute a single 'firm' for purposes of the Competition Act ...
Beware of the Allure of an Automatic Termination Clause in South Africa
Despite the automatic termination clause, employers must ensure that the employees’ dismissal is substantively and procedurally fair.
Environmental Authorisations and Licences now publicly accessible in South Africa
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Change in threshold for registration as a credit provider in South Africa
All credit providers will now have to register under the National Credit Act, irrespective of the amount owed to them.
Accelerated Capital Allowance for Renewable Energy Projects in South Africa
An amendment proposes to widen the scope of allowable capital allowances for supporting infrastructure used in producing renewable energy.
The Hard and Soft of Tendering (Africa)
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal clarified some issues on engaging in public-private partnerships.
Africa: Top ten New Year's resolutions for employers in 2016
Employers should reflect and take stock of employment-related issues and resolve to improve them.
Africa: JSE-listed miners turn to the equity markets
Here are some tips for Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed miners who plan to raise cash thru the equity markets.
South Africa Budget 2015 - Tax and Exchange Control Proposals
The article discusses the main tax proposals contained in the 2015 which are specifically relevant to the corporate sector.
New Attempt to Reform the Moroccan Mining Code
Morocco's draft reform bill contains a number of measures designed to bring new life to the mining industry and attract investment.
South Africa: Transfer pricing legislation to be amended again
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